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    [Johannes Gabriel Doppelmayr]. Globi Coelestis in Tabulas Planas Redacti Pars I. Nuremberg: [circa 1720].

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    [Johannes Gabriel Doppelmayr]. Globi Coelestis in Tabulas Planas Redacti Pars I. in qua Longitudines Stellarum fixarum ad an[n]um Christi completum 1730 tam Arithmetice quam Geometrice exhibentur. Nuremberg: [circa 1720]. Celestial map, engraved by Johann Baptist Homann and eventually issued in Doppelmayr's Atlas Novus Coelestis... [Nuremberg: Heredum Homannianorum, 1742]. Tinted title text box, lower border, outlined tables, and stars. Framed in matte behind glass. (Approximately 20 x 23.5 inch imprint area. Frame measures 31 x 34 inches). Map not examined outside of frame. Light creases and minor fold wear. Few minor smudges or light foxing. Frame with minor scuffs. Very good.

    "GLOBI COELESTIS IN TABULAS PLANAS REDACTI PARS I... Internal view of the northern hemisphere centred on the northern equatorial pole in a gnomonic projection down to the declination 45 North. Also depicted are the paths of the comets C/1590 E1 (observed by Tycho Brahe), C/1618 W1 (Johannes Kepler), C/1652 Y1 (Johannes Hevelius), 1P/1682 Q1 [Halley's Comet] (Johannes Hevelius), C/1683 O1 (Johannes Hevelius) and C/1699 D1 (Giovanni Domenico Cassini). The comet of 1692 (observed by Philippe de la Hire) does not seem to be mentioned in modern cometographies. Engraved between 1716 and 1724."

    http://www.staff.science.uu.nl/~gent0113/doppelmayr/doppelmayr.htm



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